I play the piano more in the county of Essex than any other area. Most of the work I do in this wonderful county consists of providing music for weddings, but I also play the piano for other kinds of events such as birthdays, anniversaries and corporate events. It's many diverse venues attract many couples from London to get married there. The venues range from hotels and pubs in towns such as Colchester, Chelmsford and Southend to priories to castles such as Hedingham Castle and Leez Priory. I have performed at many of these wonderful venues and I have some great memories.

The Great Tower at Leez Priory, Essex

The Great Tower at Leez Priory, Essex

Pianists in Essex

I know for a fact that there are many good pianists in Essex, but I seldom get the chance to meet any of them. There does, however, seem to be enough work in the county to support all these musicians. If any pianists read this page please contact me as I would love to hear from you. There is hardly a week goes by where I don't play the piano at a venue somewhere in Essex and I have become very fond of the county.

The Music I Play

My repertoire is quite varied covering music of many genres including classical, Latin, pop, rock, ragtime, jazz, blues, swing and even singalong. This means that I can play music from Bach, Debussy and Einaudi to Billy Joel, The Kinks and Oasis. This enables me to be able to provide music for every part of your wedding day.

Besides playing solo, I can provide quite a few different line-ups from just a duo right up to a five piece jazz band consisting of piano, bass, drums, sax and vocals.
Please explore the rest of the site to hear music from different genres and don't forget to visit the Download Page to download the various pieces of music. This site should help you choose your civil partnership music and wedding ceremony music and help make your Essex wedding a success.

The Venues

I have had the pleasure of visiting many of Essex's venues over the years. Some of the events at these places have been private parties and corporate events, but mostly I have been hired to play the piano for weddings. Here is a list of some of the venues I've played in:

Fennes Estate, Bocking, Braintree. CM7 5PL
Gosfield Hall, Gosfield CO9 1SF
Green Man (The), Mill End Green, Great Easton, Nr Dunmow CM6 2DN
Leez Priory, Hartford End, Great Leighs, Chelmsford CM3 1JP
Angel (The), 160 Main Road, Broomfield, Chelmsford, CM1 7AH
Crabbs Barn, Kelvedon, Colchester CO5 9AX
Essex County Hotel, Aviation Way, Southend SS2 6UN
Leonardo's Restaurant at the Balmoral Hotel, 32-36 Valkyrie Road, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 8BU
Maison Talbooth Stratford Road, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6HN
Mangapp Manor, Mangapp Chase, Burnham-on-Crouch, CM0 8QQ
Manor Hotel and Restaurant (The), Berwick Pond Road, Rainham RM13 9EL
Mary Green Manor (The), London Road, Brentwood CM14 4NR
Ocean Beach Restaurant, Eastern Esplanade,  Southend-on-Sea SS1 2YG
Stock Brook Country Club, Queen's Park Avenue, Stock, Nr Billericay CM12 OSP
The New Inn, 36 Chapel St South, Colchester, CO2 7AX
Trinity Park, Bucklesham Rd, Ipswich IP3 8UH
White Hart (The), Poole St, Great Yeldham, Halstead CO9 4HJ
Prested Hall, Prested Hall Chase, Feering, Colchester CO5 9EE
Reid Rooms (The), Mark’s Hall, Margaret Roding, Nr Chelmsford CM6 1QT
Rose & Crown Hotel, East Street, Colchester CO1 2TZ
Russells Restaurant Bell Street, Great Baddow, Chelmsford CM2 7JS
Greenwoods Hotel, Stock Road, Stock CM4 9BE
Hedingham Castle. Bayley Street Castle Hedingham. Halstead CO9 3DJ
Hylands House, London Rd, Chelmsford CM2 8WQ
Ingatestone Hall, Ingatestone, CM4 9NR
Le Talbooth, Gun Hill, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6HP
Orsett Hall, Prince Charles Avenue, Orsett RM16 3HS
Park Inn, Southern Way, Harlow CM18 7BA
Park View Function Suite, Chalkwell Park, Westcliff on Sea SS0 8NB
Park View, Chalkwell Park, London Road, Southend-on-Sea SSO 8NB
Shoeburyness Hotel, 1 High Street, Shoeburyness SS3 9AJ
Spains Hall, The Stables, Finchingfield CM7 4NJ

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